The table below looks at the statistics for Elasticsearch skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Elasticsearch over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Elasticsearch
Rank 527 519 582
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +63
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 91 67 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.007%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.86% 0.71% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 47 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £276 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £535 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £270 -
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10609 9427 9888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.22% 17.94% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6598 5710 5589
Average daily rate £383 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 373 487
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

Elasticsearch
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Elasticsearch within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Elasticsearch Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Elasticsearch
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Elasticsearch within the UK.

Elasticsearch Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Elasticsearch
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Elasticsearch within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Elasticsearch Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Elasticsearch
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Elasticsearch within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -10 85 £500 +17.64% 42
London +25 82 £500 +17.64% 36
City of London +25 15 £450 +2.85% 10
Cardiff -1 4 £363 +52.63% 1
South Wales -9 4 £363 +52.63% 1
Wales -21 4 £363 +52.63% 2
South East -22 2 - - 3
Oxfordshire -10 1 - -
South West - 1 £388 - 1
Brighton - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £388 - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chester - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Windsor - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -

Elasticsearch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Elasticsearch also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Elasticsearch.

1 103 (56.91%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (47.51%) TDD
3 74 (40.88%) Java
4 72 (39.78%) JavaScript
5 70 (38.67%) HTML
6 67 (37.02%) NoSQL
7 63 (34.81%) Apache Cassandra
7 63 (34.81%) CSS
8 61 (33.70%) Linux
9 60 (33.15%) Puppet
10 59 (32.60%) MongoDB
11 58 (32.04%) Open Source
12 57 (31.49%) Hadoop
13 56 (30.94%) Continuous Integration
14 55 (30.39%) AngularJS
15 54 (29.83%) DevOps
16 53 (29.28%) Jenkins
17 51 (28.18%) Big Data
17 51 (28.18%) HTML5
18 50 (27.62%) BDD
19 49 (27.07%) Node.js
20 44 (24.31%) Apache
20 44 (24.31%) Scrum
21 43 (23.76%) MySQL
21 43 (23.76%) Opscode Chef
22 41 (22.65%) Redis
23 38 (20.99%) Git (software)
24 36 (19.89%) Web Services
25 34 (18.78%) PHP
26 32 (17.68%) XML

Elasticsearch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Elasticsearch also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Elasticsearch. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (27.07%) Node.js
2 44 (24.31%) Apache
3 32 (17.68%) Apache Solr
4 15 (8.29%) Apache Spark
5 12 (6.63%) nginx
6 10 (5.52%) JBoss
6 10 (5.52%) Tomcat
6 10 (5.52%) Apache Pig
7 9 (4.97%) Apache ServiceMix
8 6 (3.31%) Confluence
9 5 (2.76%) CMS
10 4 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (1.10%) IIS
11 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.55%) Escenic
12 1 (0.55%) GemFire
12 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.02%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.76%) GitHub
3 5 (2.76%) IaaS
4 4 (2.21%) SaaS
4 4 (2.21%) Heroku
5 3 (1.66%) Joyent
5 3 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.66%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.21%) TCP/IP
1 4 (2.21%) DNS
2 3 (1.66%) SAN
2 3 (1.66%) VPN
2 3 (1.66%) LDAP
2 3 (1.66%) Firewall
2 3 (1.66%) VLAN
2 3 (1.66%) iSCSI
2 3 (1.66%) NAS
3 2 (1.10%) HTTP
3 2 (1.10%) Internet
4 1 (0.55%) DMZ
4 1 (0.55%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (37.02%) NoSQL
2 63 (34.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 59 (32.60%) MongoDB
4 57 (31.49%) Hadoop
5 51 (28.18%) Big Data
6 43 (23.76%) MySQL
7 41 (22.65%) Redis
8 23 (12.71%) CouchDB
9 20 (11.05%) Riak
10 12 (6.63%) SQL Server
11 11 (6.08%) Apache Hive
12 6 (3.31%) MarkLogic
12 6 (3.31%) Couchbase
12 6 (3.31%) Pentaho
12 6 (3.31%) Impala
13 5 (2.76%) Relational Database
13 5 (2.76%) Neo4j
13 5 (2.76%) HBase
13 5 (2.76%) Voldemort
13 5 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (29.28%) Jenkins
2 38 (20.99%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.50%) JIRA
4 17 (9.39%) Hudson
5 10 (5.52%) Maven
6 9 (4.97%) Cucumber
7 8 (4.42%) WebDriver
8 7 (3.87%) Jasmine
9 6 (3.31%) Grunt
9 6 (3.31%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (2.76%) Selenium
10 5 (2.76%) Mocha
11 4 (2.21%) PhantomJS
11 4 (2.21%) NUnit
12 3 (1.66%) Subversion
12 3 (1.66%) JUnit
12 3 (1.66%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.66%) PHPUnit
12 3 (1.66%) Behat
13 2 (1.10%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (9.39%) Finance
2 9 (4.97%) Back Office
3 5 (2.76%) Banking
3 5 (2.76%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.66%) Retail
4 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.10%) Legal
5 2 (1.10%) Front Office
6 1 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 120 (66.30%) Developer
2 30 (16.57%) Architect
3 29 (16.02%) Java Developer
4 25 (13.81%) JavaScript Developer
5 22 (12.15%) Programmer
6 19 (10.50%) Web Developer
7 17 (9.39%) DevOps Architect
8 14 (7.73%) DevOps Engineer
9 13 (7.18%) .NET Developer
10 12 (6.63%) PHP Developer
11 9 (4.97%) Web Programmer
12 7 (3.87%) Lead Architect
13 6 (3.31%) C# Developer
14 5 (2.76%) Software Engineer
14 5 (2.76%) Senior Developer
14 5 (2.76%) Senior PHP Developer
14 5 (2.76%) Lead Developer
14 5 (2.76%) UI Developer
14 5 (2.76%) UI Programmer
14 5 (2.76%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (38.67%) HTML
2 63 (34.81%) CSS
3 55 (30.39%) AngularJS
4 51 (28.18%) HTML5
5 36 (19.89%) Web Services
6 32 (17.68%) XML
6 32 (17.68%) CSS3
7 29 (16.02%) jQuery
7 29 (16.02%) Lucene
8 28 (15.47%) RabbitMQ
9 25 (13.81%) KnockoutJS
9 25 (13.81%) JSON
10 23 (12.71%) Ember.js
10 23 (12.71%) Apache Camel
11 20 (11.05%) Spring
11 20 (11.05%) LAMP
12 17 (9.39%) .NET
13 16 (8.84%) RESTful
14 15 (8.29%) REST
14 15 (8.29%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 58 (32.04%) Open Source
2 18 (9.94%) Computer Science
2 18 (9.94%) Wiki
3 12 (6.63%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.97%) Data Structures
4 9 (4.97%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.42%) User Experience
6 7 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.31%) Reference Data
7 6 (3.31%) Data Integration
7 6 (3.31%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.21%) Grid Computing
8 4 (2.21%) Social Network
8 4 (2.21%) iPad
9 3 (1.66%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.66%) New Media
10 2 (1.10%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.10%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.10%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.10%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 61 (33.70%) Linux
2 24 (13.26%) CentOS
3 18 (9.94%) Debian
4 8 (4.42%) UNIX
5 7 (3.87%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.76%) Windows
6 5 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.66%) SmartOS
7 3 (1.66%) Solaris
8 1 (0.55%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (56.91%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (47.51%) TDD
3 56 (30.94%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (29.83%) DevOps
5 50 (27.62%) BDD
6 44 (24.31%) Scrum
7 32 (17.68%) OO
8 30 (16.57%) Web Development
9 27 (14.92%) Analytics
10 24 (13.26%) MVC
11 21 (11.60%) Automated Testing
12 19 (10.50%) E-Commerce
13 18 (9.94%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 18 (9.94%) Web Application Development
14 15 (8.29%) SOA
15 13 (7.18%) Configuration Management
16 12 (6.63%) Kanban
16 12 (6.63%) Release Management
17 9 (4.97%) Complex Event Processing
17 9 (4.97%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 74 (40.88%) Java
2 72 (39.78%) JavaScript
3 34 (18.78%) PHP
4 30 (16.57%) Python
5 27 (14.92%) Ruby
6 25 (13.81%) Perl
7 22 (12.15%) SQL
8 19 (10.50%) Bash Shell
9 18 (9.94%) C#
10 16 (8.84%) Scala
11 7 (3.87%) Shell Script
12 6 (3.31%) Golang
13 5 (2.76%) Clojure
14 2 (1.10%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (1.10%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.10%) C++
14 2 (1.10%) C
14 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.55%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 16 (8.84%) Degree
2 14 (7.73%) Security Cleared
3 13 (7.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.87%) Docker
2 4 (2.21%) Varnish
3 3 (1.66%) NFS
3 3 (1.66%) LXC
4 2 (1.10%) HDFS
5 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.55%) vCloud
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 60 (33.15%) Puppet
2 43 (23.76%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (12.71%) Salt
4 22 (12.15%) ZABBIX
5 21 (11.60%) Ansible
6 18 (9.94%) Nagios
7 17 (9.39%) Vagrant
7 17 (9.39%) Cacti
8 9 (4.97%) logstash
9 8 (4.42%) Kibana
10 4 (2.21%) StatsD
11 2 (1.10%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.55%) Pingdom
12 1 (0.55%) YUM
12 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 28 (15.47%) Red Hat
2 20 (11.05%) Rackspace
3 9 (4.97%) Oracle
4 7 (3.87%) Google
5 6 (3.31%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.31%) Sybase
5 6 (3.31%) Talend
6 5 (2.76%) Endeca
6 5 (2.76%) Zend
7 4 (2.21%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.21%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.66%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.10%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.10%) VMware
10 1 (0.55%) Elastic Path
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